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Postpone Don’t Cancel – A Letter From An Outfitter

One of our Outfitter friends asked us to post this message: Today sees the jubilation of anti-hunters and so called conservationists in the fact that Botswana’s elephant hunting season has been put on hold because of Covid-19, this in itself may be a small victory for the masses but a huge calamity for communities, hunting operators and all associated operations that rely on a regular income generated from the hunters dollar in Africa. With the continued spread of the global pandemic that is effectively shutting down the entire world very little thought is given to the people that are the true custodians of the African wilderness, the hunting safari operator and professional hunter. Does the general public or “key board warrior” truly think that the “stay home – stay safe” slogan is absorbed by the poacher in the village or the ivory trader in the town? They can both now

Hunter’s Horn Sneak Peek

Not Your Average Girls Trip By Meagan McElya When most women plan a getaway with their girlfriends, the first destinations that come to mind are usually associated with tropical drinks or poker chips. But this group…this group of eight ladies from Texas could never come close to being like “most women.” Let’s start with the fact that we hardly knew each other when this whole thing started. We were a diverse group consisting of childhood friends, professional colleagues, and in my case, a mother/daughter pair. Having never visited South Africa, I was so excited when I received an invite from Monica and eager to experience such a new and exciting destination not only with my mom, Michelle, but with some of the coolest chicks I had just met that same day over our first glasses of wine at the Houston airport. Monica, by far the most seasoned traveler to South

Annual Award Winners Named At Houston Safari Club Foundation Annual Convention

Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) named its annual award winners at its 2020 Worldwide Hunting Expo and Convention, which was held January 24-26, 2020 at the George R Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The annual event is HSCF’s largest fundraiser. HSCF presented their 2020 Photo and Hunting Awards at its annual banquets. Of note, Pierre C. Vorster of Pierre Vorster Safaris was presented the 2020 HSCF Outstanding Professional Hunter of the Year. Gary Glesby and Jerry Rubenstein were named as HSCF’s Outstanding Hunters of the Year. Tim Richardson was presented the first annual HSCF Conservationist of the Year award. Julianne King was presented as the 2020 Frank Green Award winner and Kevin Ormston received the 2020 HSCF President’s Award for outstanding service and commitment to the organization. Tommy Kolwes and Dixon Ashorn, of Capital Farm Credit, were recognized for their long-term commitment to hunting, farming, ranching

Houston Safari Club Foundation Wraps Up Successful 2020 Convention

Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) has concluded its 2020 Worldwide Hunting Expo and Convention, which was held January 24-26, 2020 at the George R Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. The annual event is HSCF’s largest fundraiser. The Expo featured almost 300 exhibitors from North America and around the world, with attendance reflecting a sizeable increase over 2019. All three fundraising banquets were at capacity. Funds raised at Convention support HSCF’s scholarship, youth education and grants programs. Entertainment included high-energy performances from Don Felder, renowned as a former lead guitarist of The Eagles and comedian Tom Papa. Aurelia Skipwith, Director, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service was the keynote speaker, providing an inspirational message of her and the agency’s commitment to hunting, habitat and wildlife. Trey White, 2020 HSCF Convention Chairman stated, “The Houston Safari Club Foundation’s 2020 Convention and Worldwide Hunting Expo was a great success. The

Houston Safari Club Foundation Welcomes Texas Best Ranches As Newest Foundation Partner

Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is pleased to announce Texas Best Ranches as its newest Foundation Partner. Texas Best Ranches specializes in helping people realize their dreams of becoming landowners and so much more. Texas Best Ranches provides their clients the opportunity to own Texas’ best properties, providing a comprehensive approach to land ownership and management. Jeff Soele and his team at Texas Best Ranches continue the client partnership long after the sale, offering consultation in ranching as a business, tax guidance, ranch development and exotic game and livestock management. Jeff brings 30 years of experience in buying and selling ranches, as a licensed Realtor and real estate Broker, to every relationship. Texas Best Ranches specializes in live water ranches, hunting and exotic ranches, and creating dreams & “changing lifestyles”. Jeff Soele, owner of Texas Best Ranches states, “Running a ranch as a business center creates many
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Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a non-profit organization, exempt from federal income tax, under section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. The charitable deduction for contributions to HSCF is the cash amount of the contribution, less the value of goods and services received, to the extent permitted by law. HSCF EIN 74-2177975. Please contact your tax advisor concerning deductibility of any payments as business deductions. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization.